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Gambians are starting to find out the kind of many businesses its ex-President Yahya Jammeh was involved in. From selling bread to carpentry, Jammeh seems to be in every business.
Beyond greedy is an understatement although we are just scratching the surface to see the extent of Jammeh’s reach into businesses and state funds.
A Commission of Inquiry into his assets and financial transactions found on Wednesday that Mr. Jammeh also owned an event planning and management, and a carpentry and construction company.
Jammeh sold rice, cooking oil, uniforms, bread, goats, cows, fake hair for women; Jammeh sold even baby diapers, Jammeh rented out cars, Jammeh even sold used clothes (fokajai deh) while withdrawing millions from state accounts and diverting funds.
Jammeh the baker, Jammeh the fashionista, Jammeh the Dejay, Jammeh the event planner, Jammeh the ca-peng-peng-a-peng-peng-y (carpenter). (more…)
Mama Kande of GDC is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of Gambians. He’s playing the tribal card of politics and that’s dangerous to our peaceful coexistence.
It’s right that the authorities stop him from spreading his poison of tribal politics getting out of hand.
Here is a man who does not know his left from his right and for his own personal interest, he is going round the country playing politics of tribe which is detrimental to our peaceful coexistence. It’s in the national interest that this chancer is stopped in his tracks. Politics of opportunism endangering the national interest of the country should not be tolerated in The Gambia. (more…)